Next Spaceflight

Status

Suborbital
Success

10-Kilometer Test Flight

Launch Time
Wed May 05, 2021 22:25 UTC

First successful landing of a Starship prototype. Although one of the 3 Raptor engines shut down early on ascent and was not able to relight, SN15 was still able to achieve a soft landing.

Rocket

Starship Prototype
SpaceX
Status: Active
Liftoff Thrust: 6,000 kN
Stages: 1
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 50.0 m

Vehicles

SN15

Flight #1
Starbase Landing Zone A

Mission Details

10-Kilometer Test Flight

Starship SN15 conducted a test flight to 10 kilometers. Following the launch, SN15 landed on Starbase Landing Zone A despite an engine shutting down early during ascent and low methane header tank pressure.

Suborbital

Location

Suborbital Pad A, Starbase, Texas, USA

Stats

Starship Prototype

5th mission
1st successful mission
1st consecutive successful mission